Pakistan's Khan calls Modi 'cowardly', vows to raise Kashmir at U.N.


MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan branded his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi "cowardly" on Friday, September 13, and promised to raise New Delhi's decision to strip Indian Kashmir of its autonomy at next week's UN General Assembly session.

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LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019
LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 – Draws for 6/58 Ultra Lotto, 6/49 Super Lotto LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 – Here is the official result of the 6/58 Ultra Lotto and 6/49 Super Lotto draw for today, Sunday, December 8, 2019. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five major […] The post LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 appeared first on Philippine News.
No jingle bellies: How to stay in shape during & after the holidays
If you’re one of those and we’re sure there are plenty who have officially accepted that a few pounds up the scale are part and parcel of having a merry Christmas, then it’s time to hold that thought.
Ready to face the World
Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Marquez Dee is set to represent the country at the Miss World 2019 pageant in London on Dec. 14.
Celebrating Italian cuisine
For four years now, Italians everywhere in the world have been celebrating the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World” to showcase the best of their culinary traditions.
Inspiring, empowered queens
“Women are the nourishing power of the universe.” — Amit Ray ICSM Infinity Pageants, led by its managing director Caloy Montemayor and his wife, national director Irene Montemayor, held the crowning ceremony of Philippine Global Queens 2019 at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
Christmas in our hearts
Christmas came into our hearts early this year when Jose Mari Chan generously offered to put together a grand show to support a good cause. He heard about the Divine Healer Academy of Sorsogon and was so moved to help our underprivileged students continue their education,” said the mission school’s founder Father Gerard Deveza.
Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA celebrates its first Christmas tree lighting
Led by the top management of SM Hotels and Conventions Corp and Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA, the hotel successfully launched its first Christmas tree lighting last Nov. 12 with the theme, “ Christmas in the City”.
New World Makati Hotel heralds the Yuletide with a silver tree lighting spectacle on its 25th Anniversary
New World Makati Hotel welcomed the holidays with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 26. As New World Makati Hotel proudly celebrates its 25th anniversary, the 25-ft tall Christmas tree was adorned in stunning silver and white holiday ornaments to highlight its milestone year.
Wonderful White Christmas at Diamond Hotel
The holidays have officially rolled in at Diamond Hotel Philippines.
Celebrate the Holidays over at Sheraton Manila
The holiday season in the Philippines has got to be the merriest with festivities made grand in many ways.
A North Pole Wonderland @ Makati Shangri-La
Makati Shangri-La Manila GM Greg Findlay says “Christmas is always a beautiful time here at Makati Shangri-La and it is truly heartwarming to see families and friends coming together to create memorable moments.
Philippine ice hockey squad suffers heartbreak vs Singapore, gets relegated to bronze medal match
An EJ Sibug equalizer late in the third period was wasted after James Nicholas Kodrowski of Singapore was able to find the back of the net with only 21 seconds left in the game to shut the doors on the Filipino skaters.
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No-nonsense Kristina Knott on track for record spree
NEW CLARK CITY --- At a busy, joyful dinner for track and field athletes Friday night, Kristina Knott silently approached athletics chief Philip Ella Juico. Amid the frenzy of Christine Hallasgo's stunning victory in women's marathon early in the day, she admitted that the enormity of the biennial meet finally sunk in. "I'm nervous," she told Juico. "Didn't realize how intense this is, and how people have too much interest in the SEA Games." Clearly, it just dawned on her that she's been positioned to fill up a big void---one vacated by the legendary Lydia de Vega. on reading: No-nonsense Kristina Knott on track for record spree
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SEA Games: PH volleybelles fall to Indonesia
  MANILA, Philippines--The Philippine women's volleyball team failed to sustain a promising start and fell to Indonesia, 22-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-14, in its last preliminary match in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Taking a 19-15 lead on the second set, the Filipinos looked poised to log their first win in the tournament. However, a series of errors and lack of proper execution haunted them from there as the reigning silver medalists slowly staged a comeback. The Indonesians took advantage of the momentum as they created a huge 20-9 gap and never looked back. Both teams square off again on Monday for the bronze medal....Keep on reading: SEA Games: PH volleybelles fall to Indonesia
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SEA Games: Philippines bows out of gold medal race in ice hockey
MANILA, Philippines--Philippines bowed down to Singapore, 4-3, putting an end to its bid to keep the Southeast Asian Games ice hockey crown Saturday night at Mall of Asia ice skating rink in Pasay. EJ Sibug came through late for the Filipinos, scoring a goal in the final minute to tie the game at 3-3. But James Kodrowski answered back in the final 19 seconds to frustrate the hosts and relegate them to the bronze medal match against Malaysia set Sunday. "We need to be more efficient with our scoring chances," said skipper Steven Fglister, who visibly rued the squad's meltdown in the dugout after the match. The Eagles gave up an early 2-0 edge in the middle frame allowing t...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines bows out of gold medal race in ice hockey
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Succulent na pinatubo ng Pinoy Horticulturist nagkakahalaga ng P1.8M
A very rare succulent plant named BG Regale or Sansevieria rorida steals the spotlight of Tanaman 2019 in Calasiao, Pangasinan This plant is priced at Php 1 million because it took 10 years to make [Read More]
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Gilas torches Myanmar, stays perfect in SEA Games hoops
Led by a three-point shooting barrage from Matthew Wright and Marcio Lassiter in the second frame, the Filipino cagers enter the semifinals with a 3-0 record.
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JC gives 86 top distributors free cars
TAGUIG, Metro Manila, Philippines --- Imagine a former appliance store attendant driving his Brand New Ford Mustang, a former computer shop employee with his brand new Dodge Challenger, a former call center agent with her brand new Chevrolet Camaro, and a former sales engineer driving his white Porsche Cayman. If you're amazed at how people with such humble backgrounds could buy those high-performance sports cars, well, they didn't. They got them all for free. And so did 82 other Bravest Dreamers --- that is, distributors --- of JC which awarded their free cars --- nine of which are high-performance sports cars --- as their incentive on the company's annual Dream Incentive Nigh...Keep on reading: JC gives 86 top distributors free cars
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Lotto results for December 7, 2019
Lotto results for December 7, 2019
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SEA Games: Philippines grabs pair of bronze medals in karate kata
MANILA, Philippines--John Enrico Vasquez and Sarah Pangilinan salvaged bronze medals in their respective individual kata bid in the Southeast Asian Games' karate tournament Saturday in World Trade Center in Pasay City. Vasquez scored 23.66 to nose out Truong Pham of Vietnam and deliver the first medal for the Philippine karate contingent. Pangilinan (23.74), on the other hand, edged Thazin Aye of Myanmar (22.95) of Myanmar for a share of third place with Thailand....Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines grabs pair of bronze medals in karate kata
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Soldier, 4 Abus killed; 9 wounded in Sulu clash
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur --- A soldier and four Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in a 30-minute clash in Sitio Tambang, Barangay Kabbon Takas of Patikul, Sulu on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 7. Lt. Col. Gerald Monfort, spokesperson of Joint Task Force Sulu, said troops belonging to the Army's 32nd Infantry Battalion, exchanged gunfire with around 40 suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf under Subleader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan. According to Monfort, civilian informants tipped off the troops about the bandits' presence in the area. The encounter occurred at 1:40 p.m., he added. In the wake of the clash, four bandits and a soldier were killed. Another five bandits and four so...Keep on reading: Soldier, 4 Abus killed; 9 wounded in Sulu clash
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2 motorcycle thieves tricked by vehicle owner, nabbed by cops
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- Carrying fake identification cards, including ones supposedly issued by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a man and a woman allegedly engaged in motorcycle thefts and extortion were arrested in an entrapment operation in Barangay Carmen, this city, Friday evening, police said. Arrested were Junaid Macabuat, 33, and Naira Buat, 27, both residents of Pantar, Lanao del Norte. Based on the ID cards taken from their person, Buat goes by the other name Nairah Laguindab, while Macabuat's alias is Junaid Abas. The suspects were believed to be responsible for some motorcycle thefts in the city. Maj. Zean Paul Cubil, chief ...Keep on reading: 2 motorcycle thieves tricked by vehicle owner, nabbed by cops
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SEA Games: Jeordan Dominguez wins poomsae freestyle gold
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines took home another poomsae gold with Jeordan Dominguez ruling the men's individual freestyle event of taekwondo in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Saturday. Dominguez added a SEA Games gold to an already impressive resume that includes a gold medal in the World Taekwondo Championships after finish ahead of the pack with 7.433. Vietnam's Ngoc Nguyen settled for the silver (6.999) while Indonesia's Wawan Saputra took the bronze (6.633). Two more runner finishes in freestyle poomsae put the taekwondo jin's haul at four gold and four silver medals. Janna Oliva salvaged the silver in the women's individual category, scoring 6.766 behind gold...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Jeordan Dominguez wins poomsae freestyle gold
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Winless Philippine volleybelles succumb to Indonesia
Despite winning the opening set, the Filipinas just couldn't keep momentum on their side.
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Cop fatally shoots man who beheaded woman in Misamis Oriental
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- The suspect in the beheading of a woman in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental was shot dead by a police officer Friday night after the man grabbed a gun from one of his escorts and shot another officer. According to a police report, the suspect, Lloyd Bagtong, 21, a resident of Barangay Casibole in Talisayan, was shot three times after grabbing a cop's pistol and shooting one of them. Bagtong allegedly killed a still unidentified woman early morning Thursday by decapitating her head using a scythe and then ate her brain for breakfast. The report said a police convoy was transporting Bagtong from Talisayan to Cagayan de Oro for the ...Keep on reading: Cop fatally shoots man who beheaded woman in Misamis Oriental
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SEA Games: Alcantara, Patrombon bag doubles tennis gold
Manila, Philippines -- Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon completed their 2019 Southeast Asian Games journey on a high after they stunned compatriots Treat Huey and Ruben Gonzales in straight sets, 7-6 (2), 7-5 in the men's doubles gold medal match at Rizal Memorial Tennis Courts on Saturday. "I'm so happy and thankful. Kudos to Treat and Ruben, they played really good too, and we know in the Finals, only one is going to win and luckily, we got the win today," said Alcantara. "To my partner too, thank you, Jeson." Right from the first service, both pairs turned up the challenge as they exchanged volleys and aces before Alcantara and Patrombon snared three straight poin...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Alcantara, Patrombon bag doubles tennis gold
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Hero cop laid to rest in Misamis Oriental
INITAO, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- Hundreds of residents, police officers, government officials, and friends paid their last respects to heroic police officer Senior Master Sgt. Jason Magno, who was buried Saturday morning in a private cemetery here. Magno was buried nine days after he was killed in a grenade blast inside Initao Community College in Barangay Jampason on Nov. 28. In his homily, Fr. Lyndon Zayas, St. Francis Xavier parish priest, cited Magno's "very powerful act of sacrificing his life for the safety of others." Zayas said Magno's body inside the casket was a strong message for everybody that "there is no greater love that man can give than to give up h...Keep on reading: Hero cop laid to rest in Misamis Oriental
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SEA Games: Olympic-bound Ernest John Obiena wins pole vault gold
NEW CLARK CITY --- Ernest JohnObienaplayed it safe but it was enough to dazzle the Filipino crowd wanting to see him win the pole vault gold medal. Obiena, already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, cleared 5.45 meters to give the Philippines its third gold in the 30th Southeast Asian Games track and field event here at NCC Stadium. He attempted thrice to make 5.55m but failed each time. Thai Porranot Purahong (5.20) and Malaysia Iskandar Alwi (5.00) took silver and bronze, respectively. The 24-year-oldObiena, training extensively in Fornia, Italy the past three years, picked up the victory that was denied of him two years ago by injury. He was supposed to fly to Kuala Lumpur ...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Olympic-bound Ernest John Obiena wins pole vault gold
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Obiena wins gold, sets new record in SEA Games pole vault
Obiena cleared the 5.45m mark in the competition that put him at first place.
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Death toll after explosion in Slovakia reaches 7; 1 missing
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia --- Officials on Saturday raised the death toll from a gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia to seven. Firefighters and the town hall of the city of Presov said one person is still missing. The explosion occurred toward the top of the 12-story building on Friday. The entire top half of the building burned and the top three floors were destroyed, firefighters said. Rescuers have said some 40 people were injured. More than 100 firefighters tackled the blaze, which was finally fully extinguished on Saturday morning. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, who visited the site late Friday, said the building is so damaged that it's possibl...Keep on reading: Death toll after explosion in Slovakia reaches 7; 1 missing
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Palace: Case filed vs Duterte at ICC shows ‘utter disrespect’
MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang said Saturday that any complaint filed in connection with Philippine government policies at a foreign tribunal is an "utter disrespect" to the sovereignty of the Philippines. "The Philippines as an independent State, through its duly constituted authorities, must not be waylaid by any force, internal or external, in going about its task of serving and protecting the Filipino people," presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement. "Any resort therefore to a foreign tribunal relative to the management of our country's state policies is utter disrespect, and any complainant who does it who is a citizen of the Republic, is an infidel to...Keep on reading: Palace: Case filed vs Duterte at ICC shows ‘utter disrespect’
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SEA Games: Norman Montalvo misses out on PH’s 2nd karate gold
MANILA, Philippines--Norman Montalvo settled for the silver medal after getting outclassed by his Malaysian foe in the male individual kumite event of karatedo in the Southeast Asian Games Saturday at World Trade Center in Pasay. Montalvo struggled early and was unable to regain his bearings against Prem Selvam, who eventually carved out a 6-1 to win bag the top prize of the 55kg contest. Montalvo's feat came just minutes after Junna Tsukii toppled her Vietnamese foe in the gold clash of the women's 50kg event....Keep on reading: SEA Games: Norman Montalvo misses out on PH’s 2nd karate gold
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Protesters clash with police as Chile unrest enters 50th day
SANTIAGO, Chile --- Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile's capital Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country's worst civil unrest in decades. Furious Chileans have for weeks been protesting social and economic inequality, and against an entrenched political elite that comes from a small number of the wealthiest families in the country, among other issues. The crisis is the worst in three decades of Chilean democracy and has led to 26 deaths and more than 12,000 injuries, according to the Organization of American States, with another 20,600 people detained. As with every Friday since protests began on ...Keep on reading: Protesters clash with police as Chile unrest enters 50th day
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Liza Soberano Desires To Do A Project In South Korea
Liza Soberano Hopes To Work W/ Korean Actors LIZA SOBERANO – ABS-CBN actress Liza Soberano said she wanted to do a project in South Korea. Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano is one of the biggest fans of the K-pop culture. She and her reel-to-real life partner Enrique Gil was spotted at BTS concert in Hong Kong. […] The post Liza Soberano Desires To Do A Project In South Korea appeared first on Philippine News.
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Authorities seize marijuana worth P1.6M in Pasay
MANILA, Philippines --- Authorities confiscated P1.6 million worth of marijuana stored in parcels of Marvel Comics and a child's sleeping bag in Pasay City on Friday afternoon, Customs said Saturday afternoon. A report from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said members of Customs Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force led by Special Agent 1 Joesim Mendoza and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency intercepted the 1.05 kg of marijuana at a mail exchange center in Pasay at 3:59 p.m. Pasay police said the marijuana was consigned to Joseph Marck Tamo of Taguig City, who was arrested after he claimed the parcel. Tamo is under Customs custody and will be charged for violation of the Comprehensive Dange...Keep on reading: Authorities seize marijuana worth P1.6M in Pasay
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SEA Games: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run
Filipino sprinter Kristina Knott followed up her strong performance in the heats with another record-breaking performance for the gold medal in the 200-meter dash of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday. The 24-year-old Knott, who in the morning set a SEA Games record with a 23.07 clocking, slashed .06 seconds off her time in the final for a new Games' best of 23.01. Vietnam's Le Tu Chinh settled for silver with a time of 23.45 while Veronica Pereira of Singapore claimed bronze with 23.77. Knott now also holds the national record in the 200m dash, which Filipino sprint legen...Keep on reading: SEA Games: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run
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Which Miss Universe 2019 candidates are linked to the Philippines?
To save internet detectives the hassle, here’s a guide that shows how the 68th Miss Universe candidates of other countries are connected to the Philippines.
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PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
LOS ANGELES --- Pacific Gas and Electric announced Friday it has reached a tentative $13.5 billion settlement resolving all major claims related to the deadly, devastating Northern California wildfires of 2017-2018 that were blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence. The utility says the deal, which still requires court approval, represents a key step in leading it out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The deal is expected to resolve all claims arising from a series of deadly 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire, which killed 85 people and all but incinerated the town of Paradise. It also resolves claims from the 2015 Butte Fire and Oakland's 2016 Ghost Ship ...Keep on reading: PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
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NDF welcomes Duterte’s peace gesture
DAVAO CITY ---- National Democratic Front (NDF) chief negotiator Fidel Agcaoili said they appreciate the recent effort of the government to jumpstart the stalled peace talks with the communist rebels. "We welcome the announcement of the desire of the GRP (Government of the Republic of the Philippines) to resume the talks and that we shall await the arrival of Secretary Bello to listen to their offer," Agcaoili told the Inquirer. President Duterte on Thursday evening divulged that he was sending Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to The Netherlands to propose the resumption of the stalled peace talks. The exploratory meeting, sources said, was supposed to be confidential until D...Keep on reading: NDF welcomes Duterte’s peace gesture
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China extends aid to quake-hit Davao Sur school, Duterte’s alma mater
DAVAO CITY ---- The Chinese government has donated one million renminbi (P7.2 million) to help the quake-hit alma matter of President Duterte in Digos City, Davao del Sur rise from the rubble. Davao Consul General Li Lin handed the donation to Cor Jesu College, then Holy Cross Academy, where Duterte finished high school after he was expelled at the Jesuit-owned Ateneo de Davao University here due to misdemeanors. One of the College's buildings was among the structures that gave way to the series of powerful tremors last October. "The overall reconstruction plan for the school requires huge (amount of money) because almost all academic buildings have been damaged. The contributio...Keep on reading: China extends aid to quake-hit Davao Sur school, Duterte’s alma mater
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2 suspects die in Bulacan drug bust
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan ---- Two suspects who fought undercover policemen in a Friday (Dec. 6) drug bust were killed, breaking the zero-fatality record set in November by the Bulacan police office. Jayvee Ancho Dineros and a suspect identified as Jun opened fire after sensing they were transacting with the police at midnight in Sitio (sub-village) Pakolis, Gaya-gaya village in the City of San Jose del Monte, said Police Lt. Col. Emma Libunao, newly installed Bulacan police director. Libunao said Dineros was in the police drug watchlist. Recovered from the suspects were 21 sachets of shabu (crystal meth) and a shotgun. The last recorded fatality of a police drug operat...Keep on reading: 2 suspects die in Bulacan drug bust
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Truckers block roads as French strikes hit weekend travel
PARIS --- Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France Saturday as truckers blocked highways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron's policies. Tourists and shoppers faced shuttered subway lines around Paris and near-empty train stations as a mass movement against the government's plan to redesign the national retirement system entered a third day. Other groups are joining the fray, too. Truckers striking over a fuel tax hike disrupted traffic on highways from Provence in the southeast to Normandy in the northwest. Meanwhile, yellow vest protesters are planning their weekly demonstrations over economic injustice Sat...Keep on reading: Truckers block roads as French strikes hit weekend travel
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Local execs agree to boost relief, rehab operations for quake-hit villages
Officials have agreed to boost via an eight-point humanitarian protocol the on-going relief and rehabilitation efforts for earthquake-stricken communities in this province.
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SEA Games: PH poomsae teams add another gold, 2 silvers to medal haul
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines slowed down its haul after plucking another gold and a couple of silver medals in the recognized poomsae competition of the taekwondo event in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Saturday at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Rodolfo Reyes Jr., who earlier won the gold in the men's individual category, Raphael Mella, and Dustin Mella ruled the men's team event, scoring an 8.483 mark for the championship. Vietnam's Thanh Trung Le, Tien Khoa Tran, Thien Phung Nguyen, nabbed the silver with a score of 8.416. "The journey's been long, we went through a lot as a team, individually we've had our own personal hardships but at the end it all paid off," s...Keep on reading: SEA Games: PH poomsae teams add another gold, 2 silvers to medal haul
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SEA Games: Centeno tops Amit for gold anew as Filipinas end up 1-2 in 10-ball
MANILA, Philippines --- Rubilen Amit didn't even let Chezka Centeno try and make the gold medal clinching shot in the 10th rack of their all-Filipino women's 10-ball final in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday night. Amit threw in the towel as her young compatriot was about to hit a beeline shot on the 10 as the two finished 1-2 anew with Centeno securing her third SEA Games gold medal after a 7-3 rout. "She was really good, she had a break and run going while I always end up with dry breaks. I knew it wasn't going to be my night that's why I decided to already give the 10-ball away and just end the game and not prolong it," Amit, 38, said in Filipino. Centeno played a ...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Centeno tops Amit for gold anew as Filipinas end up 1-2 in 10-ball
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Marine life under threat from plummeting oxygen levels
  MADRID -- The loss of oxygen from the ocean due to climate change risks "dire effects" on sea life, fisheries and coastal communities, a global conservation body said Saturday. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said that around 700 sites had been identified globally with low oxygen levels -- up from only 45 in the 1960s. In the same period, the group warned, the volume of anoxic waters -- areas totally devoid of oxygen -- has quadrupled. The ocean absorbs around a quarter of all fossil fuel emissions, but as global energy demand continues to grow there are fears that the world's seas will eventually reach saturation point. Oceans are ...Keep on reading: Marine life under threat from plummeting oxygen levels
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AFP spox: We negotiate from ‘position of strength’
  MANILA, Philippines -- "If we are to negotiate [with the communist forces], we do so from a position of strength."   Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo said this Saturday after President Rodrigo Duterte recently announced that he will continue peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).   Arevalo added that military forces will continue its operations on task force against communist armed conflict that is gaining support from local government.   "We are continuing with our successful focus military operations in support of National Task Force in Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict," ...Keep on reading: AFP spox: We negotiate from ‘position of strength’
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No peace talks if it’s in PH – Joma
LUCENA CITY ---- A day after the communist rebels agreed to return to the peace negotiation table, rebel leader Jose Maria "Joma" Sison on Saturday declared that it would not happen if the government would insist on resuming it in the Philippines. "This precondition is totally unacceptable to the NDFP (National Democratic Front of the Philippines) because it aims to put the NDFP and the entire peace negotiations in the pocket of the Duterte regime and under the control and surveillance of the bloodthirsty military and police who engage in mass murders and other heinous crimes with impunity," Sison, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder and the NDFP chief political consu...Keep on reading: No peace talks if it’s in PH – Joma
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